Tag: slow food

Today’s Tart

One of the things I like to do on Saturday is go to the farmer’s market. Then I make a tart with some of the produce. This week, we have tomatoes, pea shoots, and arugula. I use Schaer puff pastry. It’s the only gluten… Continue Reading “Today’s Tart”


So one of our favorite restaurants in Wichita is Sabor. Our favorite thing at Sabor is the plantain chips.

Vanilla Nectarine Preserves

I bought a big bag of nectarines at the farmer’s market this weekend. What to do… I looked at Pinterest and found some ideas for preservation. Decided on a vanilla nectarine preserve.

Farmers Market

One of the two things I miss most with the quarantine are hugs from my parents and farmers markets. The Husband and I are a good self-contained unit, but I miss my parents. We are working towards self-sufficiently but aren’t there yet. Not everything… Continue Reading “Farmers Market”

Victory Gardens

As the news catches up with scientists (they’ve been worried for weeks), I’ve been thinking about victory gardens.

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Happy Valentine’s Day! I made a lovely dinner for my honey, then went to bed early (or I will when I’m done with this post).

Mushroom Jus

A few years back, my beloved sister and brother-in-law gave me a wonderful Christmas present – The Modernist Cuisine at Home.

Pressure Cooker Chili Verde

So we got a pressure cooker, not an instant pot, but close. We made dynamite chili verde and rice and beans for dinner.

Hatch Pepper Day

Once a year we get lovely hatch peppers. Much like the sweet corn we love: you snooze you lose. So when I saw the hatch peppers in the store, I grabbed them.

So. Many. Tomatoes.

Last weekend was moving day for old fruits and vegetables. I made tomato paste, canned some, made applesauce, and orange smoothie cubes. It was quite the extravaganza.